Two reporters turn their eyes to Japanese theatre of the past, present, and future.
How ‘The Jungle’ grew around a refugee camp in Calais, inspiring a theatre company with global ambitions.
Nataki Garrett’s first season includes Qui Nguyen’s sequel to ‘Vietgone’ and plays by Dominique Morisseau, Karen Zacarías, Theresa Rebeck, Marcus Gardley, and Sarah B. Mantell.
U.S. theatre’s relationship with its Japanese colleagues has come a long way since Tadashi Suzuki’s 1978 debut here.
How a new genre of stage productions inspired by anime, manga, and video games are making Japanese pop culture 2.5-dimensional.
How Japan’s recent history has both fostered and demanded intercultural exchange with its Asian neighbors.
The Chilean theatremaker, now touring the U.S., works at the intersection of spectacle and philosophy.
When memory fails, writing can recall, awaken, and even liberate.
Next season also includes world premieres by Jaclyn Backhaus and Jeremy O. Harris.
In every show he directed at my theatre, he’d always try to work in a cigar prop and hide a six-pack of beer somewhere on the set.